Monday, January 11, 2010

Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Looking for something different to make for dinner? Here is a shrimp scampi recipe that your family and friends will love, and it is simple and fast to prepare. Enjoy!

Shrimp Scampi

8 ounces angel hair pasta
1 3/4 cups low-sodium chicken broth
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 teaspoon salt-free lemon-pepper seasoning
1/4 cup chopped green onions, divided
1/4 cup minced fresh parsley, divided
1 pound uncooked shrimp, peeled and deveined

Cook pasta according to package directions.

Meanwhile, in a large saucepan, combine the broth, garlic, lemon-pepper seasoning and 3 tablespoons each green onions and parsley. Bring to a boil. Add shrimp; cook for 3 to 5 minutes or until shrimp turn pink. Drain pasta and place in a serving bowl. Top with shrimp mixture and remaining onions and parsley.

Serves 4.

Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 250 calories, 398 mg sodium, 136 mg cholesterol, 33 gm carbohydrate, 23 gm protein, 2 gm fat

Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 2 very lean meat, 1/2 vegetable

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